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  • Making healthy choices on the job

    Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers are faced with the challenge of being time poor due to an ever-changing routine, which can impact their diet and exercise patterns. Salomae Haselgrove speaks with two dieticians to see how FIFO workers can live a healthy life.

    March 31, 2021 0 comment

  • Wellbeing at the tip of mine workers’ fingers

    Nutritional medicine practitioner, Michele Chavelley Hedge, reveals the keys to a good lifestyle. The good news is, they’re not as hard as some might think.

    October 12, 2020 0 comment

  • Thiess Mt Owen realises ‘one kilo at a time, one miner at a time’ vision

    Thiess Mt Owen coal operation has participated in a voluntary health program, designed to improve the mine’s baseline health score in line the NSW Mineral Councils (NSWMC) vision of ‘one kilo at a time, one miner at a time, one year at a time’.

    September 4, 2018 0 comment

  • Tips for FIFO workers to stay healthy while on site

    FIFO workers have significantly higher chance to be overweight or obese than their non-FIFO counterparts, research indicates. In 2013, 79 per cent of FIFO workers fit into the two categories, compared to 64 per cent of the general population in Australia.

    July 30, 2018 0 comment